Breast-bone sentence example

breast-bone
  • Many of them, like ungulates, are specialized for swift running, and have unusually long limbs, with ridges developed on the articular surfaces of the lower bones; the clavicles are more or less reduced; the thorax is more compressed than usual, with a narrower breast-bone; and there is a marked tendency to the reduction or loss of the lateral toes, more especially in the hind limb.

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  • In the following year .another set of hints - of a kind so different that probably no one then living would have thought it possible that they should ever be brought in correlation with those of Nitzsch - are contained in a memoir on Fishes contributed to the tenth volume of the Annales du Museum d'histoire naturelle of Paris by Etienne Geoffroy St-Hilaire in 1807.1 Here we have it stated as a general truth (p. too) that young birds have the ' sternum formed of five separate pieces - one in the middle, being its keel, and two " annexes " on each side to which the ribs are .articulated - all, however, finally uniting to form the single " breast-bone."

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  • The genus Struthio forms the type of the group of Ratite birds, characterized chiefly by large size, breast-bone without a keel, strong running legs, rudimentary wings and simple feathers (see Bird).

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  • In a bone marrow biopsy, a small amount of tissue (bone marrow) is taken from inside the hip or breast bone for examination.

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  • Physical examination of the infant may show arched type fingerprint patterns, while x rays may reveal a short breast bone (sternum).

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  • Hooking around the shoulders, the fabric around the breast bone tapers down to meet the bottom of the swimsuit in a kind of Indian sari-meets-water look.

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  • In the case of the Japanese full body tattoos known as horimono, the chest area of the tat may have a gap in the middle where the breast bone is located.

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  • Those who chose to get larger pieces back then, as today, were faced with tattooing over the breast bone.

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  • The breasts make the canvas on a woman less than ideal for larger images, so many women choose to have an assortment of smaller images inked on their chests, or even to get their tattoos up higher on the chest, near the breast bone.

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  • There you'll be able to find the Higher Power which takes "regular" Spanx to a whole new level as the fabric starts just under the breast bone and doesn't end until mid-thigh.

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